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Daniel Diermeier, the IBM Distinguished Professor of Regulations and Competitive Practice, was a guest speaker at the Kellogg School Executive Masters Program (EMP) in April and May. “The Politics of Accounting — Andersen and the Enron Crisis” and “A Strategic Perspective on Crisis Management” were presented as part of the EMP Luncheon Speaker Series.

Ehud Kalai, the James J. O’Connor Distinguished Professor of Decision and Game Sciences, published “Strategy Polarization” (co-authored by Adam Kalai) in the Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 45, No. 4, Aug. 2001, 656-663. In addition, he and Associate Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Eilon Solan have had “Randomization and Simplification in Dynamic Decision Making” accepted for publication in the Journal of Economic Theory.

In May, Philip Kotler, the S.C. Johnson Distinguished Professor of International Marketing, was unanimously selected as the 2002 Academy of Marketing Sciences Distinguished Marketing Educator of the Year.

In June, Professor of Business Law R. Mark McCareins participated in the Federal Trade Commission Best Practices Workshop in Chicago, where he discussed the pre-merger notification process before the FTC.

Keith Murnighan, the Harold H. Hines Jr. Distinguished Professor of Risk Management, was elected a fellow of the Academy of Management. The honor recognizes members of the Academy of Management who have made “significant contributions to the science and practice of management.”

Assistant Professor Vincent R. Nijs has published “The Category-Demand Effects of Price Promotions” in Marketing Science, 20 (1), 1-22 (co-authored with Marnik G. Dekimpe, Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp and Dominique M. Hanssens).

Mitchell Petersen, the Glen Vasel Associate Professor of Finance, has had “Does Distance Still Matter: The Information Revolution in Small Business Lending” (co-authored with Raghuram Rajan) accepted for publication in the Journal of Finance. In addition, he has become a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Leigh Thompson, the J. Jay Gerber Distinguished Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations, has published (with J. Nadler) “Negotiating via Information Technology: Theory and Application,” in the Journal of Social Issues, 58, (1), 109-124. In addition, she published (with M. Morris, J. Nadler and T. Kurtzberg) “Schmooze or Lose: Social Friction and Lubrication in E-mail Negotiations,” in Group Dynamics, 6 (1), 89-100. Currently in press is Thompson’s edited volume titled The Social Psychology of Organizational Behavior: Essential Reading.

Marc Ventresca, Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations and Paul Hirsch, the James L. Allen Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Management have published (with Michael Lounsbury) the article “Social Movements, Field Frames and Industry Emergence: A Cultural-political Account of the Rise of U.S. Recycling Industry.” This text appeared in Socio-Economic Review. Ventresca also has two books in press: Social Structure and Organization, Revisited (ed. with Michael Lounsbury); and Organizations, Policy, and the Natural Environment: Institutional and Strategic Perspectives (ed. with Andrew Hoffman).

Professor of Family Enterprise John Ward and Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Lloyd Shefsky coordinated the inaugural conference for The Center for Family Enterprises in May.

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